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‘Pandemic: New Horizons’ or How Animal Crossing and Other Games Offer Comfort in Chaos
Kaitlyn is a junior Social Work major and is a student staff member at the Women’s Center. Are you feeling isolated? Lonely? Lost in a chaotic world that doesn’t make sense anymore? Me...
May 11, 2020
Bodily boundaries or how the world told me I hated affection
A blog written by student staff member Sydney about her journey with understanding bodily boundaries, consent, and the perpetuation of rape culture in society. Including tips about consent in...
April 26, 2018
Women $POWR in the Crypto World!
Staff member, Missy Smith, takes a deeper look into cryptocurrency trend. Every winter break or summer season, I choose something to study and dive into when I’m in between “stuff” with a little...
March 6, 2018
Music, Movies, and #MeToo
A critical look at the #MeToo movement and its limitations by student staff member, Sydney. Trigger Warning: This blog deals with Harvey Weinstein, Dr. Luke, and sexual violence/harassment;...
February 19, 2018
What are Pop Culture Pop Ups?! The Golden Globes: Black Out and Oprah
A blog post written by student staff member, Sydney. It’s official! The Women’s Center has a new ongoing event starting this spring semester. What is it you ask? Pop Culture Pop Ups!...
January 22, 2018
A reflection by student staff member, Marie, on her personal journey to becoming a feminist and beginning the process of raising her own daughters as feminists. I am not usually one to make...
December 11, 2017
Me too. And now what?
The following is a guest post from UMBC alumna Juliette Seymour, MCS and GWST ’14, who was both inspired and incensed by the recent “Me Too” campaign. Although this widespread social media...
October 25, 2017
Women are Funny, TOO or “Why do we have to keep writing these posts?”
A team effort by some of the Women’s Center staff! So in 2015, UMBC brought Hannibal Buress to campus as our homecoming comedian. We rejoiced. We love him as Lincoln in Broad City, we appreciate...
October 12, 2017
Co-Opting the Message: How Companies Are Not Our Friends
A reflection by student staff member Shira Devorah By now, many of us have heard of that Pepsi ad with Kendall Jenner appropriating the Black Lives Matter movement. Immediately after the...
May 9, 2017
Making Space for Faith in Feminism
A reflection by Michael Jalloh-Jamboria, Women’s Center student staff member Saturday, February 12th was the 59th Grammy awards show. The show featured many musical performances and winners,...
March 6, 2017
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